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SEEWIG RFA Appeal Process

Special Education Educator Workforce Investment Grant Funding Results Appeal Instructions

The California Department of Education (CDE) must receive an electronic letter of appeal for the Special Education Educator Workforce Investment Grant (SEEWIG) no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, May 26, 2020. Only the lead applicant may electronically submit an appeal to Appeals submitted via means other than use of this format will not be accepted.

Appeals shall be limited to the grounds that the CDE failed to correctly apply the standards for reviewing the application as specified in the Request for Applications (RFA). The appellant must file a full and complete written appeal, including the issue(s) in dispute, the legal authority or other basis for the appeal position, and the remedy sought. The CDE will not consider incomplete or late appeals. The appellant may not supply any new information that was not originally contained in the original application. A final decision will be provided in writing within 10 business days from the date that appeals are due to the CDE for this specific RFA.

If you have any questions regarding this appeal process, please contact Aaron Christensen, Education Programs Consultant, Special Education Division, CDE, by email at

  • Applicant (Agency/Institution):
  • Contact Person/Title:
  • Telephone:
  • Email Address:
  • Fiscal Agent:
  • Applicant Partners (optional):
  • Full and Complete Written Appeal:

Please follow the requirements for appeals as specified in the RFA, and provided for your convenience above, and provide a full and complete appeal.

Questions:   Michelle Bello | | 916-319-0417
Last Reviewed: Friday, May 13, 2022
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